Die Hermann-Gitter-Täuschung: Lehrbucherklärung widerlegt

  title={Die Hermann-Gitter-T{\"a}uschung: Lehrbucherkl{\"a}rung widerlegt},
  author={Michael Bach},
  journal={Der Ophthalmologe},
  • M. Bach
  • Published 1 October 2009
  • Medicine
  • Der Ophthalmologe
ZusammenfassungDas Hermann-Gitter bietet eine optische Täuschung, bei der in einem Gittermuster die Kreuzungspunkte eine scheinbare Aufhellung bzw. Verdunklung erfahren, die verschwindet, wenn man die Kreuzungspunkte fixiert. Schon vom Entdecker, Ludimar Hermann (1838–1914), wurde die Täuschung als Hinweis auf Nachbarschaftswechselwirkungen in der Netzhaut interpretiert, und unter dem Stichwort „laterale Hemmung“ erscheint die Täuschung in den meisten Physiologie-Lehrbüchern. Die vorliegende… 
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